i2c Completes MasterCard Switch Certification to Process Payment Cards in Mexico

i2c Completes MasterCard Switch Certification to Process Payment Cards in Mexico 
Direct Integration With Mexico Domestic Switch Will Accelerate
Implementations of Prepaid, Credit, Debit and Mobile Payment Programs
for Mexican Financial Institutions and Program Managers 
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/13 --  i2c, Inc., a
Silicon Valley-based provider of cloud payment processing and
emerging commerce solutions, today announced that it has successfully
completed all requirements for certification with MasterCard's Mexico
Domestic Switch service (MxDS). 
This development provides a direct connection between i2c's global
platform for payments and emerging commerce and MasterCard for the
authorization, clearing and settlement of payment transactions in
Mexico. The connection will provide financial institutions and
program managers using i2c's global platform with faster
time-to-market within Mexico. 
"The certification of i2c in Mexico supports MasterCard's goal of
ensuring that our partners have access to leading processing
technologies. i2c's global platform brings many new capabilities to
the Mexican market which our clients can take advantage of to launch
differentiated and more profitable payment products," said Cesar
Espinoza, senior business leader, New Business Development for
MasterCard Mexico and Central America. 
Miguel Cintron, vice president, Business Development at i2c comments,
"Completion of this project underscores i2c's commitment to the
Mexican market. We look forward to working with MasterCard and
issuers across Mexico to bring consumers payment products that are
flexible, secure and equipped with the latest account features." 
About i2c, Inc.
 From its Silicon Valley headquarters, i2c provides
the infrastructure financial institutions, corporations, brands and
governments around the world need to launch and profitably manage
payment and next-generation commerce products. i2c's global,
cloud-based platform supports virtually any prepaid, debit or credit
program in plastic, virtual or mobile form. Clients on six continents
use the i2c platform to build profitable, differentiated payment
products and services that meet unique customer needs. For more
information go to www.i2cinc.com. 
About MasterCard
 MasterCard (NYSE: MA), www.masterc
ard.com, is a
technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the
world's fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers,
financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more
than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard's products and
solutions make everyday commerce activities -- such as shopping,
traveling, running a business and managing finances -- easier, more
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Melissa Telli
Director of Marketing and Communications
i2c, Inc.
Telephone: +1 650-593-5400
E-mail: marketing@i2cinc.com 
Miguel Lira
Leader, Communications GeoNorth
Telephone: +52155.4337.0276
E-mail: Miguel_lira@mastercard.com 
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